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books every weekend on c-span2. from the fourth annual book festival, the triumph of the city featuring edward glaeser. his book is "the triumph of the city: how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier and happier." >> thank you for coming to the auditorium today. this is brought to you by wbur new station. thank you. thank you. i am sure some of you are saying, wow, that is bob oakes? [laughter] i thought he was taller. i thought he was thinner. i thought he had more hair. [laughter] you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and think the book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a terrific event? [applause] >> that is also part of the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this session and without their generosity, it would be hard to put on an event like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoyed in this great city. so thank you to them. [applause] in the way, that is what we are here to talk about this afternoon. the triumph of the cit
of the city, featuring edward glaeser. it's about an hour, 15. >> good afternoon and thank you very much for coming to this auditorium today. let me introduce myself, i'm bob oakes from morning edition on wb, ur, boston's npr news station. [applause] thank you. thank you. i'm sure some of you are saying, wow, that's bob oakes? this. [laughter] i thought he was taller, i thought he was thinner, i thought he had more hair, and, you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. [laughter] let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and thank the boston book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a atlantic event? -- a terrific event? [applause] let's also thank the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this particular session and say that without their generosity, it would be hard to put on events like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoy in this great city, so thanks to them. [applause] and in a way that's what we're here to talk about this afternoon, the triumph of this city and all the cities, the triumph of the cit
to departments that they can work in collaboration, when we open up and establish within our city contracts that the companies that do service for us do not own the data that they generate from us, that they will have a contractual obligation to share that with the city so that we can mine that to the rest of the city, that's advance of opportunities for everybody. i know at the heart of sharing this data, there is going to be a lot more jobs created, a lot more people out therein venting new ways to establish small businesses that will improve the way we live and work and play in the city. and we look forward to great events like a super bowl host or something like that, we're going to be able to give people a really rich amount of programs that they could access from here to santa clara to san jose. we can act regionally with our data and we can join and continue to be in the great city of san francisco. so, i want to thank all of the people, all of the different starting up companies here and those that are inventing with us, thank them for celebrating innovation month in such a exemplar
food trucks, the city is attempting to can bolize the existing food establishments. that is not what free enterprise stands for. >> the principals of free enterprise that our nation is built upon do not allow blai tant emotion of one side of society at the cost of the other. it is designed to permit an individual to flourish in business with minimal government intervention. over here, the city is fully involved in pitching one side against the other. my question is, as a city of san francisco willing to breach the basic standards of free enterprise and fair play? >> the city has not conducted any economic survey to the state. to assess the impact that these are likely to have on existing businesses and we are talking about the people's livelihoods to be impacted. and in fact, the applicant, nor any city official can stand here and state that such a facility is not going to impact any existing business at all. and if so, why are we all standing here. please consider these matters, realistickly and i humblely ask this board to permanently revoke both of these permits. >> thank you. >>
york city, thanksgiving is already under way. jay gray is with us along the parade route. all right, jay, what are you up to now? >> reporter: good morning. you can see the floats lined bip hind me on 77. what you see first is hello kitty, one of the newest floats, along with papa smurf. the balloons are lined up. everybody is ready to get these things going. it's an exciting morning. part of the float is also a float that represents and honors the first responders to hurricane sandy, an important part of the theme of this year's parade. they want to make sure everyone here watching remembers the tragedy a few weeks ago and everyone will be wearing a lapel pin part of those remembering those lost in sandy and remembering there's still a lot of work to be done here. a big part of that work is getting back to normal and what's more normal than this parade in new york. should be more than 53 million lining the streets and watching at home. >> you have great weather to go along with it. good news. >> reporter: yes. beautiful. >> thank you. >>> last night on "the ed sho,", he said he wan
. >>> to the continuing violence in the middle east, a bomb went off on a city bus in tel aviv. the bus was going past the military building when it exploded. there are reports that a man carried a package on the bus and it blew off after he got off the bus. coming up -- a report about all of the fighting. >>> back here at home, one of the suspects in a violent strings of crime in san jose will go in front of the judge for the first time. jonathan wilbanks is facing charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery. now, he and another man are accused of four robberies, a deadly attempted carjacking and a shooting that injured a police officer friday night. now, the two of them were caught on surveillance video at a 7/11 store where a man was shot and killed by the suspect. a $20,000 reward is being offered for information for the man who is still out there on the loose. >>> people in palo alto are being warned about two different scams involving energy and water services. the first one involves someone claiming to be from a gas company they claim a product they are selling lowers your bill. the city sa
in the teens in rapud city and 20 in minneapolis and guess where it is headed eastbound in the northeast and portions of the southeast will be looking for at a significant drop in temperatures in the next couple of days, new york city you will notice cooler temperatures by tomorrow with highs in the 40s. 27 in minneapolis and 34 in chicago highway - on high of 55 in new york. and temperatures in the 60s and cents in parts of the state of the florida and out west warm la looking at a high temperature of 81 degrees. the frontal system is having moisture and we'll see showers and rain we are talking about wisconsin ask sunshine and return to the wet weather in the city of. >> thank you, maria. it is time now to look who is talking and this morning it is it president obama. >> in a special thanksgiving edition of his weekend addresslet president holiday time is a chance to put things in perspect itch. >> as a nation we had a campaign season that was passionate and noise yevital to our democracy and required us to make choice and times they sets us apart insteved ties us together. what cand d
nature so far in san francisco the heavy rain has really hit the city of san francisco yet but we have had pockets of light rain but there is rain spread widely across the bay area right now as we look at live doppler 7 hd throu some offshore beginning to push on land. some over san francisco and reaching up into the delta area up into the northeast out towards sacramento here's the line of showers closer look from novato in marin county. over to richmond on the east bay. down 0to san francisco and a little bit closer. you see there is light moderate even maybe some pockets of heavy rainfall in this little pocket of rainfall right here in the area of rain. so we have wet weather now pushing through the central part of the bay area as we loop the radar. see over the last 3 hours movement of the system is sweeping eastward. south ward so all get some rain before the night is over. right now temperature readings generally in the low 60's around the bay area and these are our forecast features we see rain spreading south ward and eastward overnight. showers will difficult manipulate
alamo. hayward, whipple road, fremont, union city, nice radar returns along san mateo, redwood city, palo alto, 237 heading towards cupertino from page mill road and alpine road expect your rain to pick up, showers continue through 7:00, one last chance around noon then dry air during the afternoon, open up clouds, upper 50s coast, mid 60s the rest of us. be prepared this evening with lack of cloud cover it is going to cool quickly low to mid 50s by 7:00 dry and brighter thanksgiving low to mid 60s mid to upper 60s friday and saturday. >>> good morning. happy wednesday. hump day. short workweek for a lot of us light traffic as amy hollyfield was telling us at the bay bridge toll. wet and no metering lights, very light into san francisco. otherwise problems with standing water and a couple of accidents westbound 580 north livermore blocking left lane first reports eastbound 580 reverse, jacknifed big rig possibly blocking all lanes we'll check on that. otherwise, solo spin ott in oakland, south 880 at 980, taxi blocking two left lanes due to standing water. 101 both directions standi
looking good. >> tara, thank you and a very good morning. >>> sunrise over the city, a few high clouds and a little bit of patchy fog. it tends to pop up around 6 and 8 and burn off around 9. it can be great visibility and lousy visibility. cold readings inland, it's going to be another nice day. a few high clouds, mostly sunny, mild to warm, running a little bit above average on the afternoon highs. the weekend not much change. fog might be increasing, though as we get easterly breeze from the delta, and next rain would be looks like maybe late next wednesday, more likely thursday and maybe all the way into saturday or sunday, could be wet. forecast models are definitely on board. but that's not until next week. a lot of high clouds in the north, generally speaking it's the fog. get rid of both of these, it will be sunny side up. it's the inland fog, not the coastal fog and that's what we're dealing with because of the recent rain. no here for a while as we just talked about. plenty of cloud cover, that's portland and seattle. for us the higher clouds moving through the northern part
comprehensive coverage of this crisis in gaza. fred pleitgen is in ashkelon, ben wedemans in gaza city. ben wedeman, good morning, set the scene for me. >> reporter: yes, brooke, it was a noisezy night and we saw intense bombardment just behind where i'm standing. that was proceeded by increasing sort of mounting reports that a cease-fire was about to be announced or a period of calm. but it appears that there were problems within the israeli government that prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his foreign minister lieberman didn't see eye to eye with the defense minister who was leaning towards accepting this draft proposal sent by hamas via the egyptian government. so once it was clear that those efforts had sort of run into a brick wall, we saw an intensification of israeli air strikes and of course rocket fire out of gaza as well. one of the rockets, rather, one of the air strikes hit very close to the hotel where many journalists are staying right on the coast right next to the gaza city beach. now most recently within the last hour the house of a senior adviser to hamas, prime minist
. look at denver and kansas city an st. louis, record highs today. temperatures in the 70s and 80s. thanksgiving day parade, no problem whatsoever in new york city. 54 an sunny. there won't be issues with fog, just a few showers late in the day. once again, anyone in the midwest, especially near lake michigan and chicago, you are the travel trouble spot with dense fog. that's about it. >> thank you very much, bill. greatly appreciate it. let's turn to sports. setting up what is sure to be an epic collapse next year, the new york knicks remain the hottest team in basketball. last night they took on the hornets in new orleans. the first quarter, carmelo anthony with the spin move and foul. anthony would finish with 29 points. second quarter, knicks up by six. raymond felton with the wide-open three. knicks win 102-80. they own the best record in basketball at 8-1. >>> to the west coast, the lakers playing under new coach mike d'antoni who resigned from the knicks last year. ko kobe bryant dishing to gasol. the dunk. l.a. up by three, four seconds left. williams up for the three. it d
in southern israel, but the city of ashkelon is not back to normal. just ask 3-year-old donna. it's hard to forget rocket sirens. she won't leave my side, her mother says. every little noise scares her. grandmother alana isn't celebrating this cease-fire either. eight days of suffering for nothing, she told us. on tv, the people of gaza say that they want. ashkelon is an easy target, nine miles from the gaza border. 65 rockets fired at this city were intercepted, but more than a dozen slipped through. one smashed the roof of the high school. classes were canceled because of the fighting, so no one was hurt. closer to the border, military units were packing up to leave. there are a lot of people in this country who believe it won't be long before they are back. israeli security forces say they have arrested the man behind the bomb blast here in tel aviv. they say he was a member of a group affiliated with hamas and islamic jihad, but they did not say that hamas ordered that attack. veronica? >> nbc's stephanie gosk in tel aviv. stephanie, thank you. >>> now for a look at the national weat
the sunol grade towards union city, fremont and milpitas best radar returns to the south at the coast, towards ben lomond, santa cruz on its way to morgan hill, los gatos and southern sections of san jose that is a trend developing more showers offshore and roll across us we are not out of woods yet probably not until noon, then partly sunny this afternoon, upper 50s to low 60s coast, low to mid 60s bay and inland. we still have traffic to deal with. >>> couple problems, three "sig alert"s down to two before you head out your free waze app, heading towards livermore, normal commute westbound is normal towards the altamont pass. eastbound jacknifed big rig blocks lanes at north greenville traffic spotters reporting standstill eastbound as you make your getaway towards i-5. second "sig alert" in san francisco southbound 280 before 101 former truck fire out still blocking lanes. third "sig alert" lifted, accident in san mateo south 101 past third in the clearing phases, just about out of there. >>> we are in the storm watch this morning as mentioned drivers are facing a soggy beginning t
. everybody taking advantage of black friday deals. we are at a major shopping center in daly city with elissa harrington. >> but first we go to cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran at the new outlet center in livermore. >> what a way to start your thanksgiving weekend. a lot of people are filling up the lots filling up the shopping bags and they have been here for hours. we have talked to a lot of shoppers throughout the day and we want to let you know that actually the outlets opened up at 10:00 last night. i saw deals were 20 to 50% and they will get better throughout the day. black friday is a big draw for shoppers every year but as budgets are tight, store leaders say outlet malls in particular are more popular on big shopping days. >> you get great brands at discounted prices already and discounts on top of that? how can you beat it. people are thinking how they spend money and being cautious about what they spend on. >> reporter: paragon outlets opened just two weeks ago. it's the first to open in california in the past 11 years. leaders expect it to reach full capacity today. shot earlier in c
describe what this crisis has been like for the people in your city? we read about accounts of sirens going off, children in school terrified, hundreds seeking shelter. can you describe what it's like? >> of course it's not good to hear the sirens going off. everyone in jerusalem and the rest of the country, especially the south and center are well-trained to deal with the situation. what we do, we do to safe zones around us, wait a few minutes, go back home to normal life. jerusalem has not been hit. life here is normal. as much as possible. we are continuing our routine. have not canceled any events. we are ready for the situation. we are giving the prime minister and israeli army the breath they need to deal with the situation. we had enough and we must stock market this indiscriminate fire. israeli government and the israeli security forces have full support by myself and the people of jerusalem and i'm sure the rest of the country. >> nir barkat, mayor of jerusalem, thank you very much for your time. >> thank you so much. >>> well, back here at home, one person is now in police custody
." >> reporter: from the blue skies at macy's annual in new york city to families fun in the sun in philadelphia, to detroit, once that fog burned off. and for the storm weary in the northwest, a little thanksgiving gratitude for some snowy leftovers. >> so excited. my kids and i are having so much fun. >> a sign of the season. ginger zee with us on the streets of new york city. and ginger, that system carrying all that dangerous fog on the move tonight? >> reporter: that's right. it will redevelop. we were out here yesterday, warned you about it for that texas area and there it came. so, for tomorrow, please listen. if you are planning on traveling in that area, in the gray, from toledo all the way to almost d.c., south to atlanta and birmingham, parts of louisiana and mississippi, all included in what could be a dangerous morning. >> and you were telling me for the millions heading out tomorrow, probably going shopping, there's something else they'll notice. a dramatic change in temperatures? >> reporter: yes. just to the west of that. chicago today made it into the low 60s. by tomorrow, 30s a
including a report from one city at the center of the conflict. later, would be millionaires line up for a chance at tonight's historic powerball lottery drawing. this is the "cbs morning news." powerball lottery drawing. this is the "cbs morning news." or visit cool, you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat-rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] gotta go. [ male announcer ] priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. >>> raging floodwaters in england have left nearly 1,000 families homeless. rescuers going door-to-door found the body of a woman inside her flooded home in north wales on tuesday. heavy rain has ended but flood warnings are in effect across many parts of england because the rive
the only bullets flying in gaza are shots of celebration. crowds in cars froogd the streets of gaza city after the announcement. earlier today before the deal was done, there was new violence on both sides of the border. team fox coverage continues. david lee miller live in southern israel. david lee, it sounds like the cease-fire is holding at least for now. that's right. trace. it's a little more than five hours since the cease-fire got underway. it is quiet along the border except for the occasional southbound overhead of israeli drones. the scene there very different than hours ago when the cease-fire was announced. there was a barrage of rockets fired into israel. when it took effect, there was a heavy trickle if you will will of rockets. as many as one dozen. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is saying that depending on the outcome of the truce, israel is still going to consider the possibility of military action. >> i know there are citizens expecting a more severe military action and perhaps we shall need to do so. but at this time the right thing for israel is to use
to froster city. no problems if you are headed to oakland or san jose airport. same goes for the peninsula. 380, 92, all trouble free if you are trying to get to the sfo. your full traffic check in just a few minutes. >> thank you robin. is now we are out to glide memorial for their thanksgiving meal. mike pelton is there. the energy has really stepped up. >> underway. a lot of volunteers about 500 of them perfect for everyone who coming here today. i will show you some of the turkey and ham. about 500 volunteers. 5,000 meals. to those in need in our community. a lot of these volunteers themselves tell me they have fallen hon hard times but it is important to them to come back out to the community. take a listen. ingly just realize there are so many people who are much more in need than i am who have fallen into harder times. they haven't had the resources. now that i am getting my life back together, i wanted to give back and just get the good feeling that i'm feelinglike rewarding myself for getting it together and i can help others as well. >> reporter: those who come out will not get a
'agata is in gaza city this morning. >> reporter: it's like being on a different planet in gaza city whole world away from what this place was like 24 hours ago. people are smiling, congratulating one another. we had to fight through traffic for the first time. and for the first time people here got a good night's sleep and woke up without the worry of israeli air strikes. palestinians by the thousands rallied in gaza city today in support of hamas and to celebrate the end of the worst fighting gaza has seen for years. city streets that had been deserted for more than a week suddenly sprang to life. workmen began the long clean up after eight days of bombardment from israeli air strikes and mourners buried the last man killed by those attacks before the cease fire took hold. funerals of the 160 people killed, almost half of which were civilians, had to be put on hold for days because it was too dangerous to come out any sooner. the very moment the cease fire took effect last night, palestinians emerged from their homes and filled the streets, cheering and firing weapons i
for daly city. 65 in vallejo. pleasanton at 67 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather for thanksgiving for friday and beyond. we will continue to monitor the forecast quickly in the traffic center. >> not monitoring any hot spots or delays. again it is wet so drive with extra caution. the bay bridge looks good. the san mateo bridge the drive to zero minutes from into in. south bound 101 not raining but there is puddling on the debt. be aware of that for your ride coming of the north bay. >> thank you erica. >> let us take a look at our headlines for this morning. the rain is not making things easier for travelers is how they weekend. poor visibility caused delays and long lines yesterday. some delays or as long as to oust. aaa says more than 1 million people are expected to travel through the airport this week. a new survey says people in san francisco or more likely to travel compared to most people this holiday season. flight delays or about 45 minutes or more. >> cars will be added to amtracs and walking pacific surf liner and capitol corridor trains for the
of the state of pennsylvania. new york city you are not looking at anything being to the north of your area. new york and connecticut already dealing with the snowfall. we could see some of it creep southward as we head to later on this morning and some of it could be rainfall. it will be a mess across new york city long island and the state of new jersey. here's a look at the winter weather advisories. when you see the white that's where we expect snowfall accumulations 2-4 inches. generally speaking light accumulation, 1-3 inches in the forecast. temperatures behind the storm much colder 17 right now in minneapolis, 20 in chicago and here is a quick shot of your high temperatures, but heather and ainsley, it's going to get chilly behind the storm's high temperature in new york city today, only 39. >> a big footprint for that storm. maria check in with you later. >> 9:30 eastern time susan rice will face pher biggest critics n capitol hill. she will meet with john mccain lindsay gram and kelly eye ott to answer questions about the deadly attack in benghazi. kelly wright has more this morni
? >> that's ridiculous. >> yeah, she filed a lawsuit against her ex. the city of chicago and united airlines and anybody she can find where the ex works. >> that's really terrible. >> it really is. i don't think she should be held accountable, but i guess legally she is. >> i've gotten my share of parking tickets throughout my life. >> hoda has a story here. >> when i was in college at virginia tech, i almost didn't graduate because i had so many parking tickets, but in my defense, i worked for the campus radio show, i had to cover breaking news. i was always busy. >> on campus. >> yeah, stuff happening. i'd leave the car and come back and shove it in the glove compartment. >> ultimately, you have to pay or they won't give you your diploma, which i learned. >> which you didn't learn. >> i repeat my behavior. i have a problem. when i got to new orleans, i did the same thing. i used to live in the french quarter. you'd take a padlock for your parking space and lock it behind you. it was like old-fashioned. i would get off work so late, i was scared. i didn't want to go in there 11:00 at night.
.c. penney opened just minutes ago. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the retailer in daly city. elissa, tell us about this new marketing strategy. >> reporter: j.c. penney wasn't even supposed to open until 6:00 this morning but opened an hour early at 5:00. you can see shoppers inside. some of the competitors opened as early as yesterday to offer deal seekers door buster sales. j.c. penney has a different business model. they are all about low prices every day. the new ceo ron johnson eliminated sales and coupon deals to try to change the way america shops. sales dropped by 26%. the company also posted a $123 million loss last quarter. still, they are sticking to their guns. they are, however, having this black friday sale. they are calling their only sale weekend of the year but they didn't want to overlap into thanksgiving. they decided they were not going to open until today. usually they open at 4 a.m. on black friday. they opened an hour later. i spoke with some shoppers waiting for the doors to open. >> it's a little late an everyone is probably really tired and they won
all the way to richmond. the lanes were back open about one hour ago. >> this morning city crews were busy fixing water main breaks. there were four significant breaks, one in east san jose, two in redwood city and a fourth in pittsburgh. water officials say weak pipes often break when the warm weather turns cold. officials say the 6-inch pipe that broke had probably been in use since the 30s or 40s. residents say water was rushing down the street for about an hour and a half. about 10 homes ended up losing their water service until 9:00 this morning while crews were out repairing that pipe. >> more bloodshed in the gaza conflict as delicate cease fire talks continue. rita williams live in our newsroom. you talked with a former reporter who is in the middle of it all. >> reporter: that's right. the day began in the middle east with high hopes of a cease fire. it's now wednesday there and still no end to the week long violence. perhaps the last show of strength to help them at the bargaining table. both israel and palestinian militants in gaza traded air strikes and rocket attacks even
overnight. we're live all morning with the travel trouble spots. >>> also, a bomb rips through a city bus in tel aviv. in the middle of the day. ambulances rush to the wounded as hillary clinton remains in the middle east to try to end the violence in the region. >>> matthew mcconaughey speaks out for the first time about the dramatic new pictures of his extreme weight loss. why he says he's lost over one-quarter of his body weight. and whether he's putting his health in jeopardy. ♪ y'all ready for this >>> and he shoots and scores. and scores. and scores. and scores. the college sophomore, rewriting the books this morning, after an astonishing 138 points in just one game. how his team pushed him to make history. >>> good morning, america. this is the big one. millions of us packing up, heading to planes, trains, and cars today. the estimate is more than 43 million people will be on the move. it is shaping up to be the craziest travel day of the year. we're all over it this morning. happy day before thanksgiving to robin at home. great to have elizabeth vargas back. >> great to be here.
. the truce took effect about an hour ago. you're looking live now at gaza city at this hour. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is live at the white house with more. >> reporter: good afternoon. just when it looked like a deal would not happen anytime soon, secretary of state hillary clinton traveled to jerusalem to west bank and to cairo and at this hour a truce is under way. secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister announced a truce between israel and hamas. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease- fire in gaza. for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end. a broader calm returned. >> reporter: the agreement follows a week of fighting between israel and palestinian militants controlling the gaza strip. clinton says the united states will help the region make this agreement last. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensive peace for all the people of the region. >> reporter: the truce calls for israel to ease restrictions at the gaza border. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu agreed to a cease- fire after president obama
fighting in the area in the last four years. the gauzy city skyline has been peppered with shell attacks as residents flee. 10,000 residents have sought shelter in u.n.-run schools. that's after israel troops dropped leaflets warning them to evacuate. egypt's foreign minister announced the deal this morning with hamas and hillary clinton who arrived to help broker the truce. >> egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country a cornerstone of regional stability and peace. >> earlier today, rockets were gaza struck a bus filled with people in the heart of tel aviv. at least 27 people were injured. while hamas did not take responsibility for the bombing, the mill lip tant group praised it -- the militant group praised it. >> translator: what happened in tel aviv was a heroic operation that gifted palestinian and gaza high. >> that comment came before the cease fire was announced. israel's prime minister agreed to the deal after a call from president obama. the president is offering to help israel strengthen its defense system and says he
rebels in congo who have seized the eastern city. a resolution adopted unanimously demands the rebels surrender their weapons and withdraw. the council met on tuesday after several hundred fighters from insurgent group m23 entered the city. the resolution calls for tougher sanctions including an arms embargo on the group's leaders and countries supporting it. the u.n. has already imposed sanctions on m23. the council says rwanda supports the rebels. the security situation in eastern congo remains dire. m23 and other armed groups are fighting to extend their influence in the region. more than 400,000 people in and around goma have been displaced. the n. says mo violence could drastically increase the flood of refugees. >>> thousands of people waiting to go home. tons of debris waiting for disposal. vast tracts of land waiting to be restored. overcoming the challenges of japan's 2011 disaster won't be easy, but step by step, people are moving forward. find out how on "the road ahead" every wednesday at 1:00 p.m. japan time right here on "newsline." >>> a four-legged robot is poised to g
a living wage under the city ordinary ordinary. most workers got a raise. but it's good for the union. people missed their flights, the union spokesman told them it was an fortunate inconvenience. here is the explanation and company response. >> they serve the public and they are proud about the job. fortunately, they have been forced to take extreme measures because otherwise nobody is listening to them. airport is not listening to them. mayor of the city is not listening to them. they need extreme action. >> the employees in a majority voted they did not want be part of the seiu anymore. we don't have a dispute. the employees are happy with the wages they receive. >> reporter: a dozen people were arrested. two reasons it was held today. number one, the unions trying to get city hall involved to disqualify the company as a contractor. secondly, they have five more contracts at the end of the month. this shows the worker what is they will do to keep their jobs. back to you. >> kimberly: all right. william la jeunesse live in los angeles. thank you if update. get to the bottom of this.
westbrook hit a fading jumper, there he goes, off the clippers, and oklahoma city beat los angeles 117-111. >>> in college basketball, fourth-ranked michigan made a second half comeback at the nit semifinals. the wolverines beat pittsburgh. to advance to the championship game. >>> and then, the moment you've all been waiting for. i know bill has. he's sitting here champing at the bit. >> trying to figure out how to spend time with my family, too, at the same time. >> oh, you'll be fine. they're all going to be watching, too. >> yeah, right. >> this is the thanksgiving triple-header we're talking about, starting with the houston texans at the detroit lions at 12:30 eastern. then there's the washington redskins at the dallas cowboys at 4:25 eastern, and then bill's game, the prime timeline-up between the new england patriots and the new york jets at 8:20 right here on nbc. >> i'll be watching and very tired tomorrow morning. >> absolutely. >>> a former model for "the price is right" just won the ultimate showcase. brandi cochran was awarded $8.5 million in a wrongful termination case aga
in far rockaway in queens, new york city. so, anna, how are they celebrating thanksgiving in that community? >> reporter: well, heather, the same way they do every year. this is the 19th year that rock and wrap it up has been here at the first congregational church here in queens, new york, but it looks very different this year. in fact, superstorm sandy even devastated this church. their basement was flooded out x they're running this meal operation with no power, so it's a little chilly for folks as well. their going to be serving about a thousand meals today, normally it's about 600. and the new york giants are underwriting this today. the outreach, they say, is not just about the food, it's also therapeutic for sandy victims to talk to one another and the volunteers. >> they leave here, they've had their bellies full, but they've also been able to share experiences and people are here to listen. >> reporter: and, health e the church also has a supply station that we're told has been serving between 70 and 100 people a day since election day. heather: anna, are a lot of
shopping safety tips in local malls. >> so far, so good for the city of l.a. we've had a stronger presence, so, people can be out there and enjoy the day. >> reporter: and many shoppers today got just what they came for. >> we got boots, we got shoes, we got appliances. luggage. >> reporter: still, despite the throngs, this year, more people chose to shop from home. e-commerce sales are up 17%. a quarter of those purchases made on smartstones and tablets. the national retail federation is predicting a booming holiday. 5$586 billion in sales. up 4% from last year. and most of the black friday discounts will last through the weekend. but many retailers are already looking ahead to cyber monday, which brings a whole new set of online discounts. now, you can prepare and plan ahead for that, as well. many of the top retailers like best buy and amazon are offers previews on their websites right now. david? >> cue the siren tonight behind john schriffen in columbus circle. john, you've been a great sport for us. this has long been called black friday, of course, but the blk eyes, the bruises, the
for his successor is underway but the city leaders want the public's input. the first of four public meetings will be held tomorrow night. >>> the sign of gunfire may echo across the runways at san jose's airport. this week the city will give the airport permission to fire guns to keep birds away from the airfield. they would fire blanks but could use birdshot if the birds don't leave. san jose had 180 bird strikes since 2009 if including some that cause major damage to planes. >>> a san francisco couple challenge of defense of marriage act may be one of several that the supreme court considering this week. the justices will decide to hear an appeal from the defenders of proposition 8. the california initiative banning gay marriage. they are expected to meet this week to decide which cases it will hear next year. >>> well, a new pastor sent packing by one of san francisco's oldest black congregations. cbs 5 reporter on if the congregation wanted nothing to do with their newly hired leader. [music] >> reporter: the joyful noise coming from the church could not drown out an issue on a
here the whole time either. i was in turkey in istanbul. a great, great city. >> i'm going to make the obvious joke that you went to turkey for turkey. >> bill: yes. no turkey. i saw one turkey in the market in a poultry shop in the spice market, a dead turkey so they do exist. but it is a fabulous beautiful, beautiful, city. i have no idea what went on. >> yeah, if you are going to go out of the country like that just clock off. >> bill: well, believe me that's what we family cup finals last night. [ technical difficulties ] >> bill: kongman, jesse jackson, jr. has retired. john stanton will be with us. great lineup today, but first. >> some of the headlines making news on this monday. president obama and his daughter went out on saturday to a block store in arlington, virginia. he consulted his blackberry and bought 15 books for his friends and family. unlike michelle who is said to spent hours on shopping. >> he is a professional guy. mission accomplished. >> notre dame is heading to the bcs national championship game. they went undefeated for the season and now await
and in jerusalem and in israel. ben wedeman is in gaza city. frederick pleitgen is in ashkelon city. we begin with sara sidner at the scene of that bus explosion that happened just a little while ago in tel aviv. sara first of all describe for me how that looks right now. >> what has happened right now is the cleanup is under way. there are still tape up around the scene. we're very close to the defense department building, and the military headquarters, this is a bus that the number 61 bus, we know that it exploded, glass all around the bus was blown out. however the blast was not strong enough to knock out the ability for the bus to operate. and so we saw literally the bus -- someone in the bus drive the bus away, 15, 20 minutes ago. we know that there are several people injured. they were taken to a hospital. that is very, very nearby where this bus exploded. right now, police are telling us that they are still looking for potential suspects, we see a helicopter in the sky. there's been a lot of confusion, a lot of rumors, as to who may have done this. even rumors about an arrest. there wa
to the streets of the country's second largest city. there has yet to be an arrest. but it has serious consequences. the focus of the cease-fire talks in terms of rockets but also other activities from these militants around israel. gregg: what's the latest on the gaza offensive? >> reporter: the rockets keep coming out overnight. we had a number of rockets fired and 2 people died overnight. the israeli air force bombed one target they said was near the football stadium. there were a number of m munitis being held. that shows you how much weaponry there is in the gaza strip. also it shows you just how long the target list is. we are in day eight of this. so far there is 130 palestinians dead, many of them civilians, a number of them children. the other thing going forward is how the cease-fire talks work as this is going forward. secretary of state hillary clinton is in cairo. we talked of a cease-fire yesterday at this time and so far there has been no agreement. today's events have pushed off an agreement even further. gregg: leland vittert we'll check back with you. can secretary cl
gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> five people in israel have been killed by rocket fired from the gaza strip and in gaza the death toll is more than 130 since israel began retaliating last week. >>> and in gaza city, this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his hotel early this morning as the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. d'agata says, though, he and his colleagues are okay. >>> the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond bridge toll plaza laughed while being told he is headed for death row. a contra costa county jury deliberated for two days before determining that nathan burris should be put to death. burris admitted to murdering his ex-girlfriend and a friend at the toll plaza three years ago. during that trial he frequently mocked the victims' families. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> burris will be back in court next month for the judge's formal sentencing. >>> nurses are striking for a second day in eight sutter hospitals here in the bay area. the walkout involves 3300 n
town. you can do it every day, of course. something very important to new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who will join us to talk about it in our next half hour. >>> then an unusual punishment for a convicted killer in oklahoma. a teenager was sentenced to spend ten years in church after pleading guilty to manslaughter. the ruling has sparked a legal dispute and we'll hear from both sides in that case. >>> a bit later, we'll switch gears with a look at tonight's power ball jackpot drawing. there are 325 million reasons or so to buy a ticket. it is one of the biggest jackpots in history. did you buy one? will you buy one? >> i am going to play and then i am going to pray. >> i like that strategy. i like it. >> we'll see if it works this time. >>> we do want to begin with the death of actor larry hagman. msnbc's thomas roberts is here with a lot more on that. good morning. >> he truly was a one of a kind. larry hagman will forever be remembered for iconic role as j.r. ewing on the primetime drama "dallas." the character was a scheming business cheat, an unfaithful husband, and a
have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. >> bill: john is investigating dangerous food and here he is, what's the headline of this. >> a lot of what we think we know is not so and the big one is that people think without government the food wouldn't be safe. and it's true, the agriculture department has some rules that help somewhat. but mostly the reason that food is safe is because companies worry about their reputation. >> bill: a lot of food is bad for you. would you say that? >> yes. >> bill: and i'm not for banning it and i'm not in that crew. i think if people want to eat garbage food, they have a right to. however, it comes back on us in health costs. but in free society, that they the price you pay, pardon the pun. however, things like e.coli, unsanitary conditions in plants and in department stores, grocery
at sfo. our live coverage begins with anne makovec in redwood city, though. >> reporter: good morning. it's wet out here. the rain is coming down as we speak. i was driving down from san francisco and there did seem to be a lot more traffic than normal during the early-morning hours. so a lot of people travelin for the thanksgiving holiday. it used to be the busiest travel holiday but it doesn't appear to be. but there is more traffic on the roads and they are wet. i hydroplaned a couple of times coming down here on highway 101. here are picture we shot at the redwood city caltrains station. people doing planes, trains and automobiles for their thanksgiving travel. we are waiting for things to pick up. it's only 5 a.m. but we'll talk to people about how the rain is impacting their travel plans. but first let's check in with lawrence karnow because he has more information on how long this rain is going to last. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the rain continues around the bay area but it tapers off toward the latter part of the morning. right now hi-def doppler picking up o
and foster city. over to the map the east shore freeway had an earlier accident westbound 80 your near university avenue is out of the way perry off the westbound ride is still jammed up into the open maize you'll see a brief way as yet to the bay bridge toll plaza. up to the north bay the ride on the golden gate bridge traffic looking good here. it has been moving well into it out of the city across the bridge. as we switch back to the maps i will show you the flow of traffic coming of the north bay this is your right on highway 101. right around 37 as you work your way into san raphael as you saw from the shot up near the golden gate by the time you spent it is a the the ride will into severances go. >> thank you robyn a jury handouts' the death penalty to a man convicted of killing two people at the richmond san rafeal toll plaza. jurors deliberated for two days and determined that 49 year-old natan budrdrirris should be put to death this the video of sync. burris the mid to shooting and killing tow collected their bras and her friend were see everett the third. at the bridge toll p
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